2013

VOLPONE

By Ben Jonson
Directed by Jesse Berger

Meet Volpone, the rich old Magnifico, whose ingenious schemes and farcical scams dupe his wealthy friends into showering him with gold. This Jacobean juggler robs the rich to feed the richer. One of the greatest comedies ever written for the stage, Jonson’s merciless satire of greed delightfully skewers the hypocrisies of humanity with irreverent comic relish. A feast of extraordinary language and outrageous characters await you in this timeless and timely classic from the pen of Shakespeare’s greatest peer.

VOLPONE OR THE FOX ran for a limited engagement from November 25 - December 23  2013 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. 

CAST

Volpone | Stephen Spinella

Mosca | Cameron Folmar

Voltore | Rocco Sisto

Corbaccio | Alvin Epstein

Corvino | Michael Mastro

Nano | Teale Sperling

Castrone | Sean Patrick Doyle

Androgyno | Alexander Sovronsky

Celia | Christina Pumariega

Bonario | Gregory Wooddell

Fine Madam Would-Be | Tovah Feldshuh

Avocatore | Raphael Nash Thompson

Servatori and Commandatori | Jen Eden, Pearl Rhein

CREATIVE

Playwright | Ben Jonson
Director | Jesse Berger

Composer | Scott Killian

Choreographer | Tracy Bersley

Set Designer | John Arnone

Costume Designer | Clint Ramos

Lighting Designer | Peter West

Casting Directors | Stuart Howard and Paul Hardt

Voice and Speech Consultant | Elizabeth Smith

Wig and Hair Design | Charles LaPointe

Dramaturg | Laura Brown

Production Stage Manager | Lori Amondson

"Marvelous!- Appealing new Volpone - Potent Pleasures- Critics Pick!"

- New York Times

 

"Triumphant - A robust, mirthful production. "

- Associated Press   

 

"A host of accomplished actors—They're all fantastic."

- NYTheatre.com  

 

"Deliciously silly! It is almost rare to find a show this well acted and presented as it is to find a production of a Johnson play amid the busy Holiday season, "Volpone" is worth your time."

- Backstage

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